Australian Open to feature smaller crowds, bio-security in 2021

Tennis Jul 25, 2020

Australian Open to feature smaller crowds, bio-security in 2021

Australian Open organizers have settled on a plan to host the 2021 tournament complete with bio-security and fewer spectators. Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley will be looking at the running of both the U.S. Open and the delayed French Open to help plan contingencies ...

Yui Kamiji falls in women's wheelchair final at French Open

Tennis Jun 9, 2019

Yui Kamiji falls in women's wheelchair final at French Open

Japan's Yui Kamiji failed in her attempt to win a third straight French Open women's wheelchair singles title on Saturday, while compatriot Shingo Kunieda prevailed in the men's wheelchair doubles for the first time in three years. Kamiji lost 6-1, 6-0 to Dutch No. 1 ...

Clay a big challenge for Naomi Osaka

Tennis May 25, 2019

Clay a big challenge for Naomi Osaka

by Joel Tansey

It's been 10 months since a woman other than Naomi Osaka hoisted a Grand Slam singles trophy, but if the star is to make it three majors in a row she's going to have to do something she hasn't done at any level as ...

Japanese pair falls in French Open women's doubles final

More Sports / Tennis Jun 10, 2018

Japanese pair falls in French Open women's doubles final

Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya fell short in their bid to become the first all-Japanese pair to win a Grand Slam women's doubles title on Sunday, losing the French Open final in straight sets to the Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova. The sixth-seeded ...

Hagino wins French Open 400-meter IM

More Sports / Swimming Jul 2, 2017

Hagino wins French Open 400-meter IM

Olympic champion Kosuke Hagino continued his preparations for the upcoming world swimming championships in Hungary with a dominant win in the men's 400 meters individual medley at the French Open on Saturday. Hagino powered home in a time of 4 minutes, 13.73 seconds to easily ...